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CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
debt and deficit. we have to solve this, and i think orrin and i would both agree, we have to go back and make some very challenging cuts. now, i've always supported the simpson-bowles. i believe that is the beginning that we have to implement it. but, ladies and gentlemen, if we don't fix this debt and deficit, your future and my future and more importantly our children and our grandchildren will be at such a challenge, they'll never enjoy the blessings and benefits that we've had in this country. i believe that we have to immediately implement changes, and one of the things is to look at our defense carefully. when we spend $300 million a day, we can no longer afford that. we have to go through and do a performance review on each and every department within the federal government to insure that we're getting effective, efficient government and that technology is used in order to give the return on taxpayers, something that hasn't happened for the last 36 years. >> moderator: senator hatch. hatch: well, i appreciate the farm bureau and their support for me, no question about it,
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
deficit. it hasn't happened. we have someone who is running for president who knows how to bring back jobs. he has the experience. he has the experience and the record nd he knows how to work with democrats and repubicansbls and that's why we need mitt romney to fix what's broken and bring back the american dream. i see a uaw member here in front of me. i will talk autos in a way that is straight talk. obama said a few things that, as he said, were "whoppers." he said, you wanted to take those companies through ban kruptcy. it was obama who took gm and chrysler through bankruptcy. it was mitt romney who did provide for loan guarantees. every fact-checker who looked has said that barack obama was wrong and was not telling the truth. this is what is most important, with the communities depending on autos. the policies that will be good for the auto industry, for the state of ohio. [applause] he wants sensible regulations, for the auto companies and to make sure we can get the auto companies on their feet and make sure trade is fair. he wants worker retraining to work better. that will k
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
, there's no doubt that our first order of business is going to be to get our deficits and debt under control. and the good thing is is that there's a forcing mechanism. the bush tax cuts end at the end of the year. we know that we've got the sequester looming that's taking a machete to something as opposed to a scalpel. and after the election, i think that both democrats and republicans have to step back and say, you know what? this is something that the country wants to solve. if i've won, then i believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way. we've already made a tril dolli dollars worth of cuts. we can make cuts. look at how to deal with health care cots under medicare and medicare in a speeerious way, b we're going to also need revenue. we kind of settle on the big question, how much government are we going to have, and how are we going to pay for it, then a lot of the other stuff falls into place. >> can you get medicare done? >> i think we can. >> because republicans demagogue it. democrats demagogue it. everybody's demagogued it through the years. can you go to the re
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am EDT
debt and the deficit, the president's proposal was more realistic and it would have less of a shock to the system in the country and lead -- in that it would balance spending cuts. we like is more balanced approach to energy. we are in favor of obamacare. the editorial board was in favor of a public option so it did not go far enough for us. on social issues, immigration reform, women's rights, birth control, the editorial board aligns more with the president's policies. that is where we came down. we said that the voters are being asked by both candidates to take a leap of faith. given what we know about the previous four years, we decided that it was going to be an easier but to go with the president for four more. host: how many times have you seen president obama, governor romney, or their surrogates in your state? guest: president obama has been here eight times this year, governor romney has been here 6. paul ryan may be eligible to vote, he's been here that much. joe biden has been here once. we have had a lot of its from michelle obama. we have seen plenty of action this cycle.
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
, getting the deficit under control, reducing the deficit by half. >> john, you are absolutely right. there are some things that did not get done. but to say that nothing has gotten done and he has a failed record on every front, we can talk about the fact that unemployment has come down. we can talk about the area of student loans and hahe has done to give consumers a voice when it comes to credit card companies and he has done with health care reform. you may not agree with them and angela may have a different world view on whether or not she likes the policies, but she can't argue, no matter what they are in effect, successes that obama can point to -- [overlapping dialogue] >> excuse me, peter. in the black community, the unemployment rate is double digits, latino community, double digits. >> the republican policies don't address black unemployment. >> let's go back to clinton who, signed 70% of the contract with america, off republican policies and that created a better america. >> we will have to leave this there. thank you both. >> thank you for having me. >> thanks, john. >>
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 1:00am EDT
democracy and asking a question. the biggest issue that faces our country is the debt and deficit. we are going to have to ask some tough questions, and we cannot be playing politics. we have to have are robust plan. i would say around 4 trillion dollars closer to five trillion dollars, and there is a lot of work being done on this. i hope during a lame-duck we get a great start on it, because it is a huge issue for jobs. it is a huge issue for this country. ireland, greece, these are canaries in a mine shaft, and we need to move forward with a good policy that will impact a whole country and do it in a responsible way to move our economy forward, and that is the number one issue we need to work on to move our country forward. >> i thank you for the question. what i introduced was a balanced budget requirement for the federal government, but the first piece of legislation i will sponsor was to repeal obamacare. we need to put that money back into medicare. we cannot afford that. i would be proud to carry the legislation as i was proud to carry the legislation to fund obamacare, i woul
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
children is not how we tackle the deficit. if we want to build opportunities for all americans, then, yes, we have to cut wasteful spending. but we also have to make smart investments in our future. things like education and infrastructure for an economy built to last. that is what my husband stands for. that's the country he has been working to build for the last four years. those are his values. and let me tell you as first lady i have seen up close and personal just how critical those values are for leading this country. i have seen how the issues that come across a president's desk they are always the hard ones. the decisions that aren't just about the bottom line. but they're about laying a foundation for the next generation. and i have seen how important it is to have a president who doesn't just tell us what we want to hear, but who tells us the truth even when it's hard. especially when it's hard. >> and coming up, the first lady tells us about meeting the president, her marriage and spending her 20th anniversary on a double date with the romneys. wanted to provide better emp
PBS
Oct 28, 2012 6:30pm PDT
plays out. romney will say, "yes, i do have a deficit plan. go look on my website. it's there. it's true." which puts the burden on the audience. i wish they would go to your website because they won't find out the answer at mitt romney's website. >> but then we come to the second part of the process that protects. you heard in the debates candidates saying, "that's not true. check the record. check the transcript," and an invitation essentially to go to the fact checkers and journalism. to the extent that this year we've had a lot of fact checking in national journalism, a lot more than we've had in previous years. and we know now after the first three debates. last time i talked to you it was, it was only a hypothesis, that the people who said they went to the fact checking sites or went to journalism for fact checking on the web, were more likely to accurately be able to portray the candidates' positions and those exchanges in which somebody was alleging deception. romney, his plan largely doesn't add up. obama did not apologize around the world, if by apologize you mean said, "i
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 10:30pm EDT
on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> just five days until voters head to the polls to elect a president and the campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today they were back on the trail in some key swing states. fox's doug mckelway reports. >> mellow, -- hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: both president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus now on campaigning. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] you can always measure the growth of your children by the way they clean themselves in the bathroom. try charmin ultra strong. with a new duraclean texture, charmin ultra strong helps you get clean. plus it's four times stronger than the leading value brand. and you can use up to four times less. good news for even the biggest kids in the family. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra strong? but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels spe
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
country 1.5 million to 2.1 million. >> we have $16 trillion deficit that is looming over our country. we have to cut something. why not the defense? >> no one has sade that we shouldn't put things on the table to cut on defense. we shouldn't do it in this arbitrary fashion we are doing. >> in the debate the president said sequestration is not going to happen. >> the president signd that into law. i didn't vote for it. governor romney said he wouldn't have supported it but the president signed it into law. there is no way the president can just ignore the law. >> finger pointing aside, there is no doubt the impact here in virginia. >> shipyard basically is nuclear news. this put new you port news on the map. >> everyone around here is affiliated with the shipyard and rely on the shipyard a lot. >> we depend on the shipyard. >> a ticking time bomb that is about to go off in january 2013. how do you explain that to people and keep people calm? >> i'm a glass is half full kind of guy. we will work through this. it is the law of the land. i'm optimistic this will push people into a place
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. >>> we mentioned that speedy condemnation of the october jobs report from team romney, and at any second, the candidate, himself, is due to give what
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
deficits. when daniels came into power on budgets you helped to write, indiana was $700 million in debt and had a deficit of $820 million. the facts are stubborn things. i would like to know, how are we going to mature and preserve the fiscal integrity of indiana? >> if you would have spent the last 12 years in india rather than in congress you would know your budget has to be balanced. i balanced and produced balanced budgets. i find it almost laughable that a united states congressman would lecture anybody about fiscal responsibility. you voted not once, not twice but five times congressman. you voted and the results increased our deficit by 200 billion, billion with a b dollars. >> find a key governors races from across the country on c- span, c-span radio and c- span.org/campaign2012. host: we turn our attention now to the history of the october surprise. or events that happened before an election. our guest is joining us from their studios in washington you wrote that the october's surprise is a long story and mostly exaggerated history. so, why we have october surprises and what a
CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 1:00pm EDT
people are ready for a change. big word obama used last time. he was going to cut the deficit in half, increase jobs, we have a little bit of job growth. i don't always credit washington for that. i do credit the states and localities for that. but certainly the deficit's getting out of control and i think people are worried about their future generations being strapped with that. surely governor romney's been in ohio probably just as much as the president. they're hitting us quite a bit. people had a chance to listen what he had to say and trust in it. >> mayor coleman, you're mayor of columbus, ohio. the biggest city. how is the economy? it's coming down in this election to not only the future for other generations but also the economic picture in specific areas of the country. how is the economy in columbus right now? >> the economy in columbus is vastly improving. in fact, we're leading the way for the rest of the state. our unemployment rate is 5.7%. still, we have much more to go. we're the lowest unemployment rate in the entire state. frankly, it is the work of the localit
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. when we think no one is looking. is what we do... i'm mitt romney, mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. imillion dollars for marylanded one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and a
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
to pay a little bit more. so we could reduce our deficit and invest in the skills and ideas of our people. and you know, at the time the republican congress and a senate candidate by the name of mitt romney vote -- they said that bill clinton's plan would hurt the economy and kill jobs. does that sound familiar? that's what they said. it turns out their math was just as bad back then as it is now. because -- because by the end of bill clinton's second term, america had created 23 million new jobs and a incomes were up and poverty was down, and our deficit had turned into a surplus. so wisconsin, we know what ideas work. we know our ideas work. and we know that their ideas don't work. we know it. and the reason we know it is we just tried it a few years ago. after bill clinton was out of office, they tried their ideas. we tried giving big tax cuts to the wealthiest americans. we tried giving insurance companies and wall street a free rein to do whatever they play. what we got is falling incomes, record deficits, slowest job growth in 50 years and an economic crisis that we're still
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
from having a surplus to having a deficit. so i think there's -- i mean if you look at the tax policy center they basically said it's very hard to see evidence of exactly how raising taxes figures into all of this. >> several things. i was talking about president bush 41 in 1990 when they raised taxes, and it was supposed to help us reduce the deficit, in fact, congress just spent all the money that came in. when poll significances raise taxes, whether it's in california, we've seen the devastation there. illinois, we've seen the damage to that economy, maryland. when politicians raise taxes instead of cutting spending, you have lousy economic growth. those states, and you can compare either the reagan recovery, lower taxes, spending restraints, less regulation versus the very weak obama economy, wore where he did all the opposite things of reagan and got everything that an economist would tell you gets bad in an economy. let's compare state by state. california versus texas. illinois versus florida. you cut taxes you get more growth. you raise taxes you put people out of work and you
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
talking about the deficit and the debt. concerned about the economy, the jobs. but that's not abstract. they understand that on a fundamental level and that's a key pitch the republicans have been making. that issue does resonate with people at their kitchen table. >> all right. great conversation. thank you, guys. >> i got one question. one question for you, don. one question. >> yes. >> we're both in ohio. it is all cold. how come you look like you're on gq and i look like the michelin man. >> you should be asking yourself that question, ali velshi. >> thank you, ali. thank you john avalon. appreciate it. now to some serious news here. a new storm is threatening to make recovery efforts worse in the northeast. our meteorologist chad myers is here to tell us how bad it could be. chad, we're hearing of freezing temperatures, what is going on here? >> freezing temperatures are really the problem. and then there is another storm, a coastal low. sometimes you can call them nor'easters, but this one doesn't qualify as a nor'easter just yet. we have a big rise in the jet stream here, where
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 10:30am EST
he focused on creating a obama-care to kill jobs. he said he was going to cut the federal deficit in half but then he doubled that. then he said he would bring the unemployment rate down to 5.2% by now. we learned on friday it is 7.9%. it is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. and unemployment today is higher than when barack obama took office. by the way, he also promised he would propose a plan by now to save social security and medicare. he did not. rather, he raided $716 billion from the medicare to pay for obama-care. the list goes on. he said he would a lower health premiums by $2,000 a family. but instead they have gone up by $3,000 per family. the average american family pays $2,000 a year more for gasoline than when president obama was elected. i will mention one more thing. he said he would work across the aisle on the most important issues. this is interesting. he has not met on the economy or on the budget or on jobs with the republican leader of the house or the senate since july. and so, instead of bridging the divide, he is making it wider. people wonder how is t
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
was going to cut the federal deficit in half and then he doubled it. and then he said he would bringlet unemployment rate down to 5.25 percent and we learned on friday 7.9 nine million jobs short of what he promised and unemployment. and unemployment today is higher than when barak obama took office and by the way, he promised to propose a plan to save social security and medicare. he did not. rather he raided $716 billion from medicare to pay for obamacare. the list goes on. and he said he would low are health prem yups by $2000. and instead went up $3000 a family. and average american family pays $2000 more for gasoline than when president obama was elected. and i mention one more thing. he said he would work across the aisle on the most important issues. he's not met on the economy or on the budget or on jobs with either the republican leader of the house and senate since july so he's made the divide wider. people wonder how is it he fell so short of what he promised? he never led. or worked across the aisle and never truly understood how jobs are created in this economy by
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
drought we had been accumulating over the rainfall deficit. there was a whole lot of rain. bob ryan has a good look at the numbers. >> this is one of those integrations. the soil was dry so the first rain soaked in. when the wind picked up, that was when we had the power outages of this area the purple, this was only in 24 hours. that will be flowing off and the coming down the potomac. here is the latest outlook for the potomac and also around georgetown. late tomorrow into tuesday for some minor to moderate flooding 1 foot or so above flood stage. look at these temperatures. this is likely december, early january. this will pick up the lingering showers and the snow out in western maryland. the southern wind continues and a lot of leftover clouds, may be passing sprinkle or shower again. temperatures will not be quite as low, but that's hardly a bargain. this is still a little on the chilly cited and well below average with a lot of clouds around. as we finally go through the next seven days, good to trick- or-treater and whether tomorrow afternoon. more sunshine. for the weekend,
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 2:05am EDT
budge elt deficits. i find the trust comment hard. president obama promised we would have 4.2% economic growth right now. we have 2%. he promised an unemployment rate lower than we have. on the issue of trust, what is going on with regard to libya. we have an extraordinary thing where the president comes out on friday and says i directed that everything possible should be done to aid our embassy under attack. that attack went on for seven hours. secretary of defense saying he denied requests for help over that seven hours. >> we'll get to that later. >> but it's a trust issue. >> on the economy, how does it tip the scales, david brooks? >> i think it's been the worst campaign i have ever covered. they are both ending where they started. obama doing a negative campaign. he's got an ad out about romney and the flip-flop and what we have heard. it's almost pure negativity. romney is trying to appeal to moderates and women, which is a bipartisan ad saying i don't care if it's a republican or democrat idea, i'm for that. you know, he has -- it's not who he is or what his policies a
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
one team has ever recovered from a three game to nothing deficit. we have live team coverage. we go live to comerica park. people always want their team to win at home. i think they'll take it if they win tonight. >> reporter: i like to see them win at home. giants fans haven't seen this ball club celebrate in a long time on their home field. they want to get it done in detroit. they know how momentum can shift just like that. another stellar pitching performance last night from ryan vogelsong. unbelievable to watch the pitchers in the postseason. in the last six games they won, starting pitchers have only given up two runs. that's unprecedented. matt takes the mound tonight to try to nail it down. >> of course you can watch more of the giants on comcast sports net after the game. east bay, fans were cheering on a hometown hero. giants short stop brandon crawford. >> reporter: it's a dream come true for brandon crawford who is now part of the team he grew up rooting for. >> a stud. i think he's just a great player. >> a short stop has made a name for himself in major league baseball
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for the month. now we are only trailing in the animal deficit by 1.5 inches. -- trailing the annual deficit. ocean city, 7.5 inches, all because of this massive area of low pressure swirling over the eastern half of the country. blizzard warnings continued in garrett county and the mountains of west virginia. below freezing in allegany and garrett county and the cool air is trying to get into the eastern part of the state. rain is possible and it could mix with a wet snow flake or two. the south breeze is bringing in the cooler air. the forecast for the tides around the bay, here are the times again. st. michael's at 6:00, havre de grace almost 11:00 tonight. the tides could be 5 feet above normal when it rolls in. there is a weather system coming in from the west. the futurecast shows this no winding down in the mountains as we go through thursday and finally clearing out with some sunshine for the end of the wakeek. right now the weekend looks decent and a little milder. >> as a result of hurricane sandy, hundreds of thousands of customers were left without power. >> the number st
PBS
Nov 4, 2012 4:18pm EST
you want to do something about the deficit. that's the single most popular proposal for doing something about the deficit would be to let the bush tax cuts for the wealthy expire. and yet that goes nowhere in washington. >> you know, there is an organized, powerful constituency for deregulation, for high-end tax cuts, for policies that are neglecting some of the serious middle class strains. and there just isn't anything of comparable size or power on the other side. and that has pulled washington way, you know, way toward the concerns of the most affluent, most privileged members of our society and led them to often neglect the real struggles that americans are facing during this economic crisis, struggles that are magnified versions of what americans have been going through for 25 years or so. >> there was a time when we were sure that a strong middle class was the backbone of a democracy. and there was a time, after the ii world war when i was a young man, when incomes actually grew slightly faster at the bottom and the middle than at the top, is that right? do your figures
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
rainfall deficit is gone to start to go away a bit. the futurecast is showing the heavy rain to the north. temperatures are chilly. it is unusual to talk about temperatures in the 40's with a hurricane, but that is the nature of this system. the northwest wind 30 to 40 miles an hour gradually shifting to the southwest. we could see gusts over 60 miles an hour over maryland as the storm gets closer. tomorrow, temperatures will hold steady. we will not see temperatures rise in tomorrow even though a tropical system is moving in. heavy rain in the morning paper into showers in the afternoon. it will be windy early on. that should diminish as it turns south. the wind still gusting over 40 miles an hour tomorrow. the 7-day forecast, we will finally crawled out from underneath sandy midday wednesday. showers could be heavy tomorrow. strong and damaging wind tomorrow morning. tapering off a bit in the afternoon. showers early in the morning on wednesday. mostly cloudy in the afternoon. sandy should be gone in time for trick or treat in. it will be cold but at least we will not have the rai
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am EDT
u.s. would only run a $600 billion deficit in 2013 instead of running a $1.2 trillion annual deficit. this would create minus 3% to minus 5% gdp. that's the line from chris, who writes in. i would read you some more of these, but i know we have a ceo waiting for us. >> we do indeed. let's dive into the latest. joining us now, the cfo of novo nordisk. one of the highest stocks on the mobile exchange. tell us about the sort of quarter that you had. >> providing almost half of our growth and doing extremely well both in europe and in u.s. so the top line growth in the ballpark of 11%, and then with significant currencies, we have reported 20% growth and we've been able to convert that 20% growth into a 40% growth in operating profit in the third quarter. so we're very pleased with what we see. >> talk to us about the environment. one of the statements for the market today is that you expect a positive sales outlook, but the environment is challenging in major markets. are you talking specifically about the economic environment, or are you talking about the challenges from some o
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
to tax cuts and would say actually deficits don't matter right now. let's make growth a priority. and because it was a republican president that, therefore, you would have the congress much more willing to go along. wall street at this moment would see that as a positive scenario, stimulus by stealth. >> what i worry about is that neither candidate if they win is going to get to execute their vision, that they're going to be having -- like you marry someone but there are a lot of unruly relatives you never quite realized were there. coming out of the woodwork. and i worry -- i actually think both men acquitted themselves quite well in the debates. but the point is, they're in this larger environment, what is going to go on. i worry we're going to see muddling through instead of clear-cut tax reform, infrastructure program, clear-cut ways to improve education. >> joe, i remember a couple of years ago -- >> i do it every year. >> but a series of wonderful articles, before the midterm for "time" magazine. you talked over a lot of the midwest, middle class. and you found that the --
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 4:00pm EST
wealthiest americans to pay a little bit more so we could reduce our deficit and still invest in the skills and ideas of our people. and you know what? at the time, the republicans in congress and a senate candidate by the name of mitt romney, i don't want you to boo, i want you to vote. i want you to vote. but a republican candidate by the name of mitt romney said, bill clinton's plans would hurt the economy and kill jobs. turns out his math was just as bad then as it is now. because by the end of president clinton's second term, america created 23 million new jobs and incomes were up and poverty was down and our deficit had turned into a surplus. so florida, we know that our ideas work. we also know that their ideas don't. because we tried their ideas too. we trieded giving big tax cuts to the wealthiest americans. we tried giving insurance companies and oil companies and wall street free reign to do whatever they wanted and what did we get? falling interest rates and the slowest growth in half a century and a financial crisis that we have been cleaning up after ever since. here's
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 3:00am EST
deficit. >> democrats wanted to limit tax giveaways to the wealthiest americans. >> what we've heard from our republican colleagues is they're not willing to close one special interest tax loophole. >> the president and speaker boehner came up with an ambitious solution. they'd craft a grand bargain to raise the debt ceiling. it would also include changes to social security, medicare, tax policy and defense spending. for both sides, it meant lots of pain. but for the nation, it could mean lots of gain. >> i think he genuinely thought there was an opportunity to do something big and meaningful to deal with our long-term debt and had what he considered productive discussions with john boehner. >> new urgency this morning. >> the clock ticks. >> we've been here before but not quite this close to default. >> was there ever a time in that meeting when he said we have a deal? >> yes, ma'am. about a week before the debt ceiling was to expire, the president asked mr. cantor and i to come in the oval office where we basically sealed the deal. >> it seemed the president had bridged the p
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> donald trump is back. mitt romney thinks that will help? that's next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> the land of falsehoods and extreme ideas. you just passed into the republican zone. >> that's right. a lot of folks on the right have entered an alternate universe, called the republican zone. a bizarre world that there is no resemblance to reality at all. did you know that michael bloomberg endorsed mitt romney yesterday? of course, you and i know that the mayor actually endorsed
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
record deficits and record debt and 17 million americans more on food stamps. he broke his promises about cutting the debt and deficit in half in his first term. >> there are those who believe since the reconstruction, there has always been a backlash to progress that had a racial hue to it. this is another example i. you know what -- [overlapping dialogue] >> you are saying, if you vote against obama -- >> i didn't say that. i am saying amongst those who are criticizing the president, resisting the president and who are making -- >> my criticism is because he has failed -- [overlapping dialogue] >> blank statement for everyone. shucking and jiving, buddy. i got news for you -- >> hang on. >> trumpet -- >> get me the decoder ring for chris matthews. >> there is a racial divide in the economy -- there is a racial divide -- >> what -- >> racial divide matters. >> isn't it -- wait a minute. but there is real racism. when you say -- it's the word chicago and get accused of being racist, those are the -- does it hurt in terms of combatting real racial -- >> yes tdis. as someone who has d
CNBC
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
have to deal with that. you'll get bigger fiscal deficits, i promise you. >> the public affairs council did a report recently looking at the whole public attitude of businesses, particularly in america, and it was very positive despite all the anti-globalizations most people particularly young people in america do see the importance of big corporations like microsoft and google and what they've been able to achieve in create jobs and moving the economy forward and i think that is what it's about. it's about the success of business, about generating growth and a future. and many of those people including black voters across the united states have not done well in the last four years. they haven't. >> do you think microsoft has created more american jobs or cut more american jobs over the last ten years? >> i'm not certain. some of hose jobs have been abro abroad, of course. >> it's not just about the big corporations. it's about the heart of small businesses. they employ hundreds of thousands of people and the ability to create wealth and to create jobs is crucial and it's been a
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 9:00pm EDT
time on this program. ♪ >> today, i'm pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office. >> i will be held accountable. if i don't have it done in three years, there's going to be a one term proposition. >> in response to a video -- >> very incentive video. >> this video -- >> crude and disgusting video. >> the video -- ♪ john: what's this going to do? >> we're hoping it goes viral as the first one did, and the message is simple is this president has been blowing smoke for the last four years, and it's time for him to go. john: thank you, mark block. next, what about propaganda from ppesident obama? he said he would create and reduce the deaf silt. i'mticked off about what he said versus what he does, but the next guest defends our president. president. we'll fight next. seems they haven't been moving much lately. but things are starting to turn around because of business people like you. and regions is here to help. with the experience and service to keep things rolling. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving for
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 1:00am PDT
focused on obamacare that killed jobs. he said he was going to cut the federal deficit in half and then he doubled it. and then he said he would bringlet unemployment rate down to 5.25 percent and we learned on friday 7.9 nine million jobs short of what he promised and unemployment. and unemployment today is higher than when barak obama took office and by the way, he promised to propose a plan to save social security and medicare. he did not. rather he raided $716 billion from medicare to pay for obamacare. the list goes on. and he said he would low are health prem yups by $2000. and instead went up $3000 a family. and average american family pays $2000 more for gasoline than when president obama was elected. and i mention one more thing. he said he would work across the aisle on the most important issues. he's not met on the economy or on the budget or on jobs with either the republican leader of the house and senate since july so he's made the divide wider. people wonder how is it he fell so short of what he promised? he never led. or worked across the aisle and never truly understood
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
gap among men, his advantage among men is not bigger than his gender deficit among women. which seems to be a concession from that official at least that he's losing ohio because obviously all of the voters are either men or women. >> excellent analysis there. >> the voters are either men or women. there you go. throughout this campaign the democratic brand has been above water and more popular than the gop brand which has been consistently under water and less popular than the democratic brand. the entire time in this whole campaign. it's not just a party i.d. issue. not just akin or mourdock. do you think the gop brand is drag romney down just enough? >> well i think a few years ago congressman tom davis of virginia had talked about this basically saying the gop brand was dog food. i think it's better than it was then. i do think that -- look i think romney has had a lot of things to overcome in terms above signatureses that he took in the primary when he talked about being severely conservative. not necessarily the republican brand but perhaps the conservative wing of the rep
Current
Nov 2, 2012 8:00pm PDT
not the deficit number itself. it's the ratio of the debt to the economy over all. if the economy is growing because government is the spender of last resort and encouraging investment, education, job training, infrastructure, that growth actually enables the debt to shrink as proportion of the economy over all. europe and particularly spain and britain are the worst examples. they embarked on austerity economics, what happens? they actually shrink their economy. they go into recession, and their debt or deficit becomes a bigger problem as as the overall economy. >> eliot: i want to take snippets of this conversation and send it to every voter, and that would be a guarantee that there would an second term for president obama. previews of uc berkeley goldman school of public policy. as always, thank you. >> thanks. >> eliot: dennis kelleher president and ceo of better markets, nonpartisan organization promoting public interestage financial reform. den, you heard robert reich who has not gotten enough attention that is important that that we need to focus on. >> the most important numb
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
killed jobs. he said he was going to cut the federal deficit in half and then he doubled it. and then he said he would bringlet unemployment rate down to 5.25 percent and we learned on friday 7.9 nine million jobs short of what he promised and unemployment. and unemployment today is higher than when barak obama took office and by the way, he promised to propose a plan to save social security and medicare. he did not. rather he raided $716 billion from medicare to pay for obamacare. the list goes on. and he said he would low are health prem yups by $2000. and instead went up $3000 a family. and average american family pays $2000 more for gasoline than when president obama was elected. and i mention one more thing. he said he would work across the aisle on the most important issues. he's not met on the economy or on the budget or on jobs with either the republican leader of the house and senate since july so he's made the divide wider. people wonder how is it he fell so short of what he promised? he never led. or worked across the aisle and never truly understood how jobs are creat
FOX Business
Oct 28, 2012 12:00am EDT
pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office. >> i will be held accountable. if i don't have it done in three years, there's going to be a one term proposition. >> in response to a video -- >> very incentive video. >> this video -- >> crude and disgusting video. >> the video -- ♪ john: what's this going to do? >> we're hoping it goes viral as the first one did, and the message is simple is this president has been blowing smoke for the last four years, and it's time for him to go. john: thank you, mark block. next, what about propaganda from ppesident obama? he said he would create and reduce the deaf silt. i'm ticked off about what he said versus what he does, but the next guest defends our president. we'll fight next. ♪ [applause] john: political propaganda. some times of political ads, but more often the candidates themselves. propaganda. then make promises they don't keep us eight things they don't need. suck up to special interest groups. president obama does that. look at this clip from this debate against john mccain. >> actually, i
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 1:00am EDT
, paul, this is an enthusiasm deficit on the democratic side. >> paul: all the polls show that. >> all the polls show that and i think it's a going to be a determining factor, now, new jersey, new jersey, maryland, it isn't going to decide whether-- obama will win those states. his popular vote may be down, i think the hurricane is going to suppress the popularity vote. >> paul: dampen that. >> and i spoke to a pollster not working for the obama campaign and agreed with dan's sentiment, turnout was an issue for democrats, enthusiasm is down, but also says that he thinks this allowed obama, even though he missed some days on the campaign trail, allowed him to get out there and show some leadership, some bipartisanship, thanks to the new jersey governor, republican chris christie be being at his side for a couple of days. >> paul: i want to ask you, new jersey residents, and generally a fan of governor chris christie, what do you make of this embrace of the governor with the president? >> well, our colleague peggy noonan, says you want to keep your friends close, but your president close
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back to fox 5 mor
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 10:00am EDT
the change. now, andrew said, vote against romney because he would balloon the deficit. that's an odd argument for the man who added $5 trillion to the deficit. that's mr. obama. >> the recession added $5 trillion to the deficit that was caused by the previous administration. we also know that romney's policies will increase the debt. massively, immediately. >> but voters believe that obama's will do so much more harm. voters unfortunately are choosing between two men, each of whom are far from perfect, i think that's why you see a lot of -- it's very negative. >> one of whose math will lead to balanced budgets. and one whose math will not. >> change, that was an interesting change in mitt romney's speech this week, he kept talking about big change, you want big change, i can bring you big change. what challengers do it. we heard bill clinton do it. we heard barack obama do it. certainly. the hope and change thing is now benefiting the republicans this time. >> it transcended to their signage. it really is their closing message. >> more than election census, 1980 and 1964, this is
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